Fifteen Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Back with a bang – no less than fifteen corking new tunes to check out from last week… Sleaford Mods – Kebab Spider The Coathangers – Bimbo Mercury Rev featuring Norah Jones – Okolona River Bottom Band Ryan Adams – Manchester FIDLAR – By Myself Meat Puppets – Nine Pins Stella Donnelly – Old Man Beirut – Landslide PRIESTS – The Seduction Of Kansas Cherry … Continue reading Fifteen Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Thirteen Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

together PANGEA – Hi-Fi Television Kurt Vile – Bassackwards The Distillers – Blood In Gutters FIDLAR – Too Real Human People – Black Flowers Courtney Marie Andrews – Heart and Mind Fucked Up – House Of Keys Marc Ribot featuring Tom Waits – Bella Ciao Hiss Golden Messenger – Rock Holy Moaning Lisa – Comfortable TOY – The Willow Beachtape – Figure It Out William … Continue reading Thirteen Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Nine Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

It’s a big week of new releases in the Mad Mackerel world – new tunes from Foxygen, Cloud Nothings, the wonderful Traams and Blossoms to name but four. Add to that songs from James McMurtry, Weyes Blood, TOY, and long standing MM faves Trance Farmers and Estrons and we’ve had a bonanza seven days. Nine songs for you. Enjoy. Cloud Nothings – Modern Act Foxygen – America Traams – Slipping … Continue reading Nine Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Nine Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

A cracking collection of nine brand new tunes gathered from this week for you. We have the return of Grandaddy, a reverential cover of the Modern Lovers by Sunflower Bean, and tastes from new records by Weyes Blood, Howe Gelb, Marissa Nadler and TOY and, as they always say, much more besides. All yours… Grandaddy – Way We Won’t Allah-Las – Terra Ignota TOY – I’m … Continue reading Nine Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Nine Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Here are our selections from the week’s new releases. Tracks from UK indie royalty such as Jamie T, Slaves, and TOY, some brilliant Dylan-esque protest folk from Kyle Craft, three very different covers from Sam Beam & Jesca Hoop, St. Vincent, and Katy Goodman & Greta Morgan, jerky, infectious punk rock from Sex Stains, and more raw country from Lydia Loveless. Enjoy the rest of the weekend. Jamie T … Continue reading Nine Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

TOY Cover Robert Wyatt

This week there was a powerful and thought-provoking piece on the Guardian Music blog about accessibility to music for people with hearing impairments. Written by Lee Walker it is well worth reading, and goes on to mention TOY’s captioned and subtitled gig (the first time this has happened) at the Islington Assembly Hall which took place on the 24th March. Robert Wyatt is is the patron … Continue reading TOY Cover Robert Wyatt

New Album & Single From Toy

Toy garnered a whole heap of praise for their self-titled debut album that saw a release just over a year ago. The follow-up will be called Join The Dots (out on 9th December) and the title track will be the lead single, released as a limited edition 7″ (300 copies) on 21st October. Each copy will feature a screen-printed sleeve by artist David Chatton Barker. Have a … Continue reading New Album & Single From Toy

Videos of the Day: The Futurebirds || Colleen Green || TOY || The Men

Today’s videos are from our favourite southern fried country rockers The Futurebirds, Colleen Green as a cabbie in her new video for Taxi Driver, indie psych-rockers TOY’s video for latest single Heart Skips A Beat, and a 1990s VHS inspired video from The Men for I Saw Her Face, one of the moodier tracks from excellent new album New Moon. . . . Continue reading Videos of the Day: The Futurebirds || Colleen Green || TOY || The Men